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OUTLETS FOR SURPLUS STRAWBERRIES
\ 1*3 à - \ \ \ * \ ' J ill mm * m* Us® ^ mm , m V f •' iliiii 'o is M |§ÉI| ::x ; V> w / .4 >•> X ; . ■. t i V. * ■ ■ Well-Graded Strawberries In Square Pint Boxes With Raised Bottoms, 24 Pints to the Crate. ^Prepared by the United States Depart ment of Agriculture.) Each year thousands of bushels of strawberries go to waste in the larger producing centers of the United States because of low prices or some adverse condition. In many regions of the South 20 to 26 per cent of the crop is never gathered, because the prices to ward the end of the season are too low to justify picking the fruit. This is a great loss that should be avoided. With the Increasing demand for straw berry products, such as crushed fruit, jellies, preserves and marmalades, this loss can be greatly reduced. Within the last few years some of the manufacturers of food products have been putting up fresh strawber ries in large quantities for use at soda fountains and in the manufacture of ice cream. This industry can be de veloped Into one of great Importance to the producer, manufacturer and con sumer. Several large manufacturers buy surplus strawberries and put them up In the field, while others ship the fruit to their home factory. One of the best methods of handling the fruit is as follows; Wash the berries thor oughly in cold water, put them into tight barrels with sugar in about equal weights, load In refrigerator cars, and ship to a cold-storage plant where they can be held until needed. Sometimes the berries ire crushed before being put into the barrels, but in most cases they are packed as nearly whole as possible. When ready for use they are taken from storage and manufactured into the various products. If the fruit is in good condition at the time it Is placed in cold storage it can be kept • i «< ■s . Pony Refrigerator Used for Sending Strawberries to the North. for a long time without to any great extent losing its fresh color and flavor. The keeping of strawberries under refrigeration is a comparatively new undertaking, but results that have been secured indicate that in time this can be made an important industry. It la possible to keep the fruit in such a way that its quality is practically un impaired. In a single storage house that has come under the observation of the writer 6,000 barrels of crushed sugared strawberries were held at a temperature between 30 and 40 de grees. Proper storage is an important matter, for it win enable the grower to dispose of his surplus crop and at the same time will provide the consumer with a wholesome strawberry product throughout the year. When growers are banded together into a large asso ciation it often should be possible for them to manufacture strawberry by products at the producing center un der the management of the organiza tion. Cost of Growing Strawberries. The cost of growing strawberries varies between wide limits, depending upon the locality and the methods of culture. In most sections or the South the average cost of production is $75 some cases the to $90 per acre, but in cost is very much higher, espec 1 "' Florida. Below is n»* ' a ^r/> & - i f ■> •• , • * lS iai & ff. mg 'X ■X w-V, I 'i •vvjr g The lower estimate is about the av erage for most sections of the South, while the higher figures cover the ex treme cost of production. The average cost in Florida is between these two, but nearer the higher estimate. It should be borne in mind that in these estimates the interest on the invest ment and all labor costs are included. Where the grower does not fertilize or mulch his crop the cost should be lower than in the estimates. It Is the farmer who secures more than the av erage yield who makes a success in growing strawberries, while those who produce less than the average for the region are losing money, if interest on the investment and the labor of the growers are considered. -With a yield, of 3,000 quarts to the acre, which is the average of many growers, there is a good profit in growing strawberries. Yields of 4,000 and 6,000 quarts to the acre are not uncommon. When the plantation Is kept for more than one year the cost of produc tion Is lowered, because there Is no outlay for plants, preparation of the soil or planting, as in the first year. The cost of fertilizing and cultivating an old plantation should be sb much as for a new one. The average upkeep for the second year should not exceed $40 or $60 per acre. The cultural methods employed In growing strawberries in the South, to gether with selection of the soil, pack ing the fruit,-etc., is treated, as well as cost of growing and by-products as printed above, are given in the new farmers' bulletin No. 664, "Strawberry Growing in the Sputh." This bulletin may be had free by application to the department of agriculture. A large part of the strawberry crop grown in Florida is shipped to north ern markets in refrigerator boxes. These boxes, or pony refrigerators, hold 64 or 80 quarts of berries. After the boxes of berries are placed in the refrigerator a metal tray is put in place above the berries and filled with ice, The main advantage in using these refrigerator boxes is in long-dis tance express shipments where re frigeration is necessary. WILT INJURES COTTON PLANT Discoloration Inside the Stem Is Characteristic of Disease Fungus Given as Cause. (By C. A. M'LENDON. South Carolina Experiment Station.) Wilt attacks the cotton plant at any time between June 16 and September 1, causing it to be stunted or to wilt and die. Plants affected with the dis ease are t-lways discolored inside the stem, which when split shows brown ish or black streaks beneath the bark and in the tissues. Liscoloration in-' side the stem is very characteristic of the disease. Wilt is caused by a fungus which enters the roots Of the plant from the soil. This fungus Is primarily a soil organism and will remain alive In soil almost Indefinitely. The disease Is spread through movement of soil in which It occurs. Because of the na ture of the germ, rotation cannot be relied upon to control wilt and fungi-« cldes are useless because they cannot be applied to the diseased portion of the plant. The only control measure that has succeeded is the use of varieties which have been bred for wilt-resistance. Two such varieties, the Dixie and the Dillon, have been developed and through the use of them many farms which wilt had made It Impossi ble to grow cotton successfully have been restored to their normal pro ductiveness. a a on TWO GOOD CROPS NEGLECTED ed to Raise •isfyawa — ick. Southern vws should ognlze the Jns when are most be used *ved as sweet , The rge. ty be SUT Try St - ■ 'X fir - V: MENACE OF THE UNFIT DIRE EVIL. OF WAR POINTED OUT BY SCIENTIST. Best Blood of the Countries Involved > Is Poured Out on the Battle Fields and Future Generations Will Be the Sufferers. The racial damage which has been done to the people of Europe by the killing and maiming of the higher type of manhood was discussed recently J)y MaJ. Leonard Darwin, a son of Charles Darwin, the naturalist, at a meeting of the Royal Statistical so ciety in London, observes the Now York Sun. In the course of his paper on "The Statistical Inquiries Needed After the War in Connection With Eugenics," Major Darwin stated that the British casualties might be about 6% P er cen * of all the fighting men available. Major Darwin stated that unques tionably the war was killing off the better types of men. He pointed out that the active causes of the racial damage would not cease with the war, because the birth rates of the higher types would continue to be adversely affected. Only those born in the last eighteen years would be entirely un damaged by the war, he said, and it would be increasingly necessary dur ing the next twenty years to empha size the fact that in cases where both parents are fairly healthy It is unpa triotic and immoral to limit the size of the family, except in view of bring ing the children up in comfort. He stated that the racial damage would be at Its worst when peace was declared. The checking of the multi plication of the unfit would never be more needed than" then, he added. Prof. Arthur Keith, conservator of the museum and Hunterian professor of the Royal College of Surgeons, when interviewed on the subject at the Royal College of Surgeons by a representative of the Pall Mall Ga zette, said he was not aware of the existence of any statistics which went to show that the stature of the French nation diminished after the Napoleon lc wars. The question is: Are we losing our best men? There is no doubt we are losing our bravest men. The men of the highest physical courage, of the highest patriotism, have volunteered, but have these men left children be hind? If they have, and, of course, Ähow they have, then the nation cannot be affected as a whole. It should be remembered that our males up to the age of eighteen re main untouched and that part of the population cannot be injured. . . . "There is another point to consider. The men who are most eminently fit ted for our modern civilization—for our industrial civilization—are not the bravest men of the nation at all. The extremely brave man is of no use In in dustrial life. It Is nonsense to talk about war being the cause of the catas trophe of eliminating the best men. "Warfare goes on in the industrial world, but the warfare of the indus trial world is waged by competition. In the one case It Is <• we ■ not bravery, physical courage, bravery, that counts; in the other versatility and brains." Catches Wary Fox by Tall. Roswell Wheeler, fifteen years old, of Richmond, caught by the tail a fox that for five years had eluded traps and bullets. This old-timer had raided hen roosts summer and winter, and several farm had offered rewards for his cap ers ture. Awakened by tie crowing of his roosters early in the morning, young Wheeler arose before sunrise, and with his-dog Scotty discovered Rey nard leaving the hennery. Wheeler also Is a strategist, so Scotty was sen$ to pursue the fox while he hid behind a huge pine tree near by. As he ex pected, Reynard followed a furrow leading to the pine, and when the fox unsuspectingly ran by grabbed him by the tall and held on. A swing against the tree finished him. The fox is believed to have been ten years old—Lenox (Mass.) Dispatch tc New York Herald. Wheeler Record Load of Logs. The largest load of logs ever drawn by a team of horses hitched to a sleigh was recently hauled fifteen miles from a lumber camp in Beltrami county, Minnesota, to the town of Pine Island, where It was shipped on nine freight cars to the nearest saw mill, horses were required to haul the mon ster load, which consisted of 200 twelve-foot logs, weighing approxi mately 260 tons. When sawed up these logs produced over 50,000 feet of lumber. The fifteen-mile trip was made in a little more than eight hours, with occasional breathing spells for the horses. In winter logs are always hauled on sleighs, which is a much easier method of transportation than by wagon, inasmuch as the runners of the sleighs do not sink into the ground. 1 Six Beginning Insurance Early. Consul Kelley reports from Rome that in many of the elementary schools of Rome and of some other cities in Italy a system of mutual benefit insur ance has been established among the pupils. The pupils pay small weekly contributions to the general fund and in return receive certain payments in case of sickness, accident or death, and at the same time lay the founda tion for old-age ^Benefits. While the plan is still In its infancy, so far as Rome is concerned, it has. been adopted in many of the public schools of the city, and this system of insurance appears to be growing rapidly. Pupils are encouraged to con tlnue the insurance until they ma? join an adult society. * Solved. said the teacher, • » "Now, Johnny, appose you wanted to build a thou <d-dollar house and had only seven dred dollars, what would you do?' 1 s'pose I'd have to marry a girl h three hundred dollars, sA the young financier.— Kansas an Itar. * BARN COMPLETE Ill EVERY WAY Maximum Amount of Convenience Arranged For in Plan Shown Here. WELL WORTH CAREFUL STUDY J; Intending Builders Will Quickly See Points That Make Building So Desirable—Two Silos Provid ed, as Cheaper Than One Large One, By WILLIAM A. RADFORD. Mr. William A. Kadford will answer questions and give advice FREE OF C03T on all subjects pertaining to the subject o t building work on the farm, for the readers of this paper. On account of his wide experience as Editor, Author and Manufacturer, he is, without doubt, the highest authority on all these subjects. Address all inquiries to William A. Rad ford, No. 1827 Prairie avenue, Chicago, 111., and only inclose two-cent stamp for reply. Three different kinds of material are used In the construction of the large and well-equipped dairy barn that Is shown here.. The foundations are of concrete, the walls up to the floor of the haymow are of structural tile, and the upper part of the bam is framed. Concrete is used almost universally for foundations now, no matter how the rest of the building is built. Struc tural tile makes a moat satisfactory wall for several reasons. Walls made of this material are very quickly built and the-air space in the the forms- an* effective insulation against tempera ture changes. Because of the nonab sorbent surface of Vitrified tile the walls can he readily washed down and kept clean. Tile Is not subject to de \ I! : o m ' « * : : $ ■:$ : SÜ * w ■: m i i m :ï: S' M X m ■■■ * A : & sm m., «. m ■! Ë11I % fm § :x ■' It V V . ' ; tm •> .. .) cay and will therefore last indefinitely, the same as concrete. The upper part of nearly all barns is built of frame because it is so much cheaper than any other way of doing this work. The clear space between the floor and the ceiling is eight feet six inches. It is much better to have tqp much head room than too little, especially ln a large, well-built barn, which can be kept'warm very easily. There is another reason for building with plenty of room. In this particular case the litter carrier runs out onto a crane that is high enough above the ground so that the manure can be emptied directly Into the manure spreader without all the muss that is generally caused if the material is placed in a pile and emptied Into the manure spreader later. If the ground is on a slope this process can be car ried out very readily, but in some cases a slight depression is dug so that the manure spreader can be run into this and lowered enough so that the carrier will run on the crahe well over it The crane Is shown in the perspective and also in the floor plan. The floor plan shows most complete ly the extensive and well-designed veny* tilatlng system. placed in the structural tile wall and run over the cows and let the fresh air In above their heads. The air lu then carried back across the animals and goes out through the foul-air shafts hack of the cattle, from where It is carried In flues up along the wall and along under the roof to the ven tilators on the peak. The dotted lines In the floor plan show the arrange ment, with its various parts. The facing-in arrangement is used in this plan, but it could he easily changed to the facing-out stylé if de sired. Such a change would also in volve a change in the ventilating tern, and would make the inlets nearer the wall Aid the out-takes tral part of the stable, would not have to be changed in any The intakes sys The tracks. the cen way however, as the switches make it possible to run the cailler on any of the tracks from an/ of the other tracks. The floor plan clearly shows the, constriction and arrangement of the track, with all ' the necessary switches. AH the Interior finishings and walls of the bam should öe as smooth as possible^ so that the barn can be washed down with cold water each day. All the stanchions are generally y .wtes. r*x_*t* . -: iwaL-dl'i ri 9 SHE \ MU. '•CaltPm- ~\ iff p m r « 11 ■br .?■ a , g k! äJ883§I I ■B«Kt23K3t2!aJUM!l I iSLStsrasmi* lSPf52 ! !l irfteiiwniMi» inf" > r>i i it. 1 i U2ËE YtoOTf-: m-curl [ .Skr ~ •5u> Ml *n •'>< JBBJS. •-SO A ( Stable Floor Plan of Remodeled Dairy Bam. Upper Floor la Reached by ( l Concrete Bridge Over Root Cellar at Far End of Barn. • made of enameled Iron or japanped iron, so that the water will not hare any effect on them. Two silos are Included In the pl&n for this barn. In many Instances the owner may decide that It would be better to build one large silo, but very often it is cheaper to build two small* er ones. The higher the silo goes the more it costs per foot to build it? and very often it much cheaper, if care fully figured out, to * build two silos that do not go very far above the ground. The feeding is generally very easy in either case. One of the details of a barn that is very important is the type of hanger that is to be used on the sliding doors. In a large barn such as this one there are quite a few sliding doors, and the best quality of material should be used, or they will be a nuisance. The kind that is chosen should have a cover over the track so as to protect it from the action of the weather and also keep the birds out of it. It should be strong enough so that there will be no tendency to sag or break. Little things ,,like this are often con sidered unimportant, but if a farmer had a door break down during very cold weather and had to nail it in po sition to keep his stock warm until he could fix it, he would be much more likely to consider such little things of importance afterward. The floor plan shows all the equip ment that is necessary to do all the work in the . stable. For instance, hydrants are placed in the stable to handle the cleaning. This is a good plan, because the stable will be warm enough so that there will be very little danger of the hydrants freezing, as they might it they were on the out side. The study of this plan will be worth while to any man that is interested in the best modern practice in the ar rangement of dairy stables for the maximum amount of convenience. Undesirable Erzerum. Erzerum, the ancient Armenian city which the Russians have taken from the Turks, Is, from the European point the most undesirable nee upon earth. It i 6,000 feet above the nter the temperature ees below zero, while which it is approached of view, one of places of reaid stands more th^u sea, and in 1 falls to 20 de in the passes t rages the Tipi, a terrible blizzard, But Erzerum is at its worst in sum mer, owing To the appalling lack of sanitation, ptr. Hepworth, an Ameri can clergyman, who was there after the Armenian massacres of 1896, found even an open gutter only In one'or two thoroughfares. The people sim ply pile tiieir refuse of all kinds on the pavement befote their houses, which has long become Invisible; and mortality is so heavy that of 12 chil dren, a common family, It is lucky If six survive.—London Chronicle, , Eugenie's Irish Blood. The oldest person In Europe yho ever'sat upon a throne la. Eugenie, the widow of Napoleon HI, the ex erapreas of France, who since 1870 has made her home In England. One thing not generally known Is that the ex-empress has Irish blood In her veins. , S£e was the second daughter of the count of Montijo, captain gen eral of the province of Old Castile, who married Marie-Manuela Kirkpat rick of Closeburn, who claimed de scent from the first kings of Ireland. Eugenie's education began at Madrid, was continued at Toulouse, Bristol, London, Belfast, and concluded at Brussels, where she lived with her mother in 18A6*in a house in the Place de la Monnaie, which is still standing. She was married to Empeit>r Napoleon III on the 30th- of January, 1863. To Clean Calf Book Bindings. Wash the bindings lightly with a soft sponge dipped in a mixture of a half ounce of the best glue dissolved in one pint of warm water, one tea spoonful of glycerin And a little flour paste. When dry, rub well with a chamois skin. \, On Trial. "The trial judge says we must have evening sessions to expedite matters." "Good gracious," exclaimed the beau tiful actress. "And I haven't a single evening gown." The oil contained in onions is an enemy of the germs that cause colds, therefore, there is a good reason for ( the argument that eating raw onions will cure colds. MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC OFFICERS ARE FAVORED BY THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE. IT MIGHT EFFECT DUTIES Governor Points Out That Bill Affords Possibilities of injustice Being Done, and Might Do More Harm Than Good. —Jackaon. No surprise was manifested when Gov. Bilbo found it necessary to regis ter his veto against the senate bill to provide for garnishment for debt against public officers of the state, which had passed both houses by easy majorities. At present there is no law under which a creditor may enforce through the courts settlement of bad debts contracted by public officials of the state, counties or municipalities, appointive or elective, and early m the session Senator Joe A. Bakef of Hinds county Introduced such a bill. It was vigorously fought by a small minority, aud amended down somewhat, but, even at that, it encountered the execu tive disapproval. In a somewhat extended veto mes sage, the governor points out that the bill affords possibilities of injustice be ing done to persons who often incur debts while running for office, large or sinall, and'after landing In that office, to be harassed and worried through the influence probably of disgruntled opponents whom they have defeated. Such procedure, he points out, might easily have the effect of impairing the usefulness and Interference with the discharge of duties of men or women of small salaries, and might do more harm than good. The governor expressly referred to such officials or employes as county superintendents, school teachers or de partment attaches, none of whom is loaded ddwn with official emoluments, and who may be as honest and sincere in the intent to discharge their obliga tiona as those In civic life. V Confirm State Board of Pardons. The senate in executive session con firmed the state board of pardons, cre ated at this session, the following mem bers being named by the governor: J. B. Crawford, Jackson; Rev. J. P. Cul pepper, Poplaivllle; T. J. Lilly, Tupe lo; J. C. Street, Laurel; Dr. W. T. Rhyne, Canton. Other appointments confirmed by the senate follow: Trustees Institution for Blind: Dr. J. P. Taylor, William, Hemingway, Jackson; M. Ney Williams, Raymond, R. H. Watts, Pisgah ; Icey W. Day, Ethel. The two last named are mem bers of the lower house. Trustees State Normal College: F. W. Foote, Hattiesburg; Jos. E.' Nor wood, Magnolia; J. F. Burrow, Rule ville; Fred B. Smith, Ripley. The three last named are members of th* legislature. Commission To Receive Bids. Following up their great victory In retaining in the administration's pond issue bill an item of $126,000 for the repair of the historic old capitol, advo cates of capitol restoration in the house of representatives, by a vote of 82 to 36, passed the bill making the necessary appropriation for the work, and adopted another measure author izing the capitol commission to receive bids and let the contract for the work. / Fair Catalogue. The annual state fair catalogue will be out within a few weeks, according to announcement of Miss Mabel Stoire, assistant secretary of the Mississippi Fair Association. The fair this year will be held Oct. 23-28. Prison Board Busy. Th» board of prison trustees devoted their time through three sessions on the 6th to a mass of general business pertaining to supply and improvement t>f the property. The most Important matter of the £ay was the receiving of proposals for limerock crushing ma chinery and gin stand machinery, and, Incidental to the former, proposals as to suitable locations. There were half a dozen offers of sites, about equally distributed in the two ends of the state, all of which will of course be subject to inspection, not only by the members of the board, but by Dr. E. N. Lowe, state geologist, who is required by statute to co-operate with the trustees in determining the merits of the different propositions. To Locate Limestone Plank In order to make no mistake it was decided at a session of the board of trustees of the state penitentiary to appoint State Geologist Lowe to se lect the best sites for locating the two limestone crushing plants. The board thought it the safest plan to leave this to an expert, and Dr. Lowe will sub mit samples of the locations he thinks preferable, making an analysis of each. As soon as this is dona the board will decide on the locations. There-will be two, each located in different parts of the state. Open Recruiting 8tatlon. Jesse M. Peck and Fioyd M. Munn, two United States army representa tives, have opened a recrutiing sta tion in the postoffice building ter the purpose o l examining recruits for the army to be added to the regular force, which Is to be increased 25,060 mote within a short time. The office here is a branch of the headquarters of the south for the pres ent campaign, which is located at New Orleans, and under the direction of Cgl. Thomas J. Lewis, who travels from one office to the other. men SALTS IF BACKACHY OR KIONEYS TROUBLE YOU Eat Use Meat If Your Kidneys Aren't Acting Right or If Back Hurts or Bladder Bothers You. When you wake up with backache and dull misery in the kidney region It generally means you have been eat ing too much meat, says a well-known authority. Meat forms uric acid which overworks the kidneys In their effort to filter it from the blood and they be come sort of paralyzed and loggy. When your kidneys get sluggish and dog you must relieve them like you relieve your bowels; removing all the body's urinous waste, else you have backache, sick headache, dizzy spells; your stomach sours, tongue is coated, and when the weather is bad you have The urine is rheumatic twinges, cloudy, full of sediment, channels oft en get sore, water scalds and you obliged to seek relief two or three times during the night. Either consult a good, reliable physi cian at once or get from your pharma cist about four ounces of Jad Salts; take a tablespoonful in a glass of water before breakfast for a few days and your kidneys will then act fine. This famous salts is made from the acid of grapes and lemon juice, com bined with llthia, and has been used for generations to clean and stimulate sluggish kidneys, also to neutralize acids in the urine so it no longer irri tates, thus ending bladder weakness. Jsd Salts Is a life saver for regular meat eaters. It is inexpensive, cannot injure and makes a delightful, effer vescent llthia-water drink.—Adv. are Admirable Combination. First Patriot—What this country needs is more red blood! Second Patriot—Yes, and more gray matter. * ON FIRST SYMPTOMS use "Renovine" and be cured. Do not wait until the heart organ is beyond repair. "Renovine" is the heart and nerve tonic. Price 50c and $1.00.—Adv. Dampening Her Ardor. "Henry," said Mrs. Twobble, "I feel that I ought to go abroad and nurse'» the Grounded. "Forget it, my dear," answered Mr. Twobble, who is an eminently prac tical man. many war nurses there are who never get their names in the papers. You have no idea how «4 *» TENDER SKINNED BABIES With Rashes and Irritations Find Comfort in Cuticura. Trial Free. Baby's tender skin requires mild, soothing properties such as are found in the Cuticura Soap and Ointment. Cuticura Soap is so sweet, pure and cleansing and Cuticura Ointment so soothing and healing, especially when baby's skin is irritated and rashy. Free sample each by mail with Book. Address postcard, Cuticura, DepL L, Boston. Sold , every where.-—Adv. Hire Woman Detective. A woman detective has received an appointment from the Bristol authori ties. There is nothing amateurish about th«» Bristol appointment. The new officer has received special train ing in police work, and although her duties will chiefly concern women and children her services will be utilized in solving all classes of crime and mystery. "Women," an authority ex plained, "are particularly adapted for work which comes outside the scope of the ordinary detective, but unfor tunately it is sometimes unsafe to trust a woman with an important in vestigation where young men are con cerned! They are swayed by emotion. They can't help it; it is their nature, and they have been known to fall In love with the man they have been se> to watch. ft Victor Hugo's Prophecy. A correspondent of the New York Times sends to that paper the trans lation of a few lines copied from a sheet of paper on which Victor Hugo wrote them, presumably just before his death. They read as follows: "I represent a party which does not as yet exist, the party of revolution, of civilization.. This party will mold th& twentieth century. There will come forth from it, first, the United States of Europe, and then the United States of the World." In fact, Victor Hugo might have written these words long before his death. They represent sen timent rather than conviction after all, for Hugo was more prophet than logi cian, and his dreams or hopes con fused themselves easily with facts.— Hartford (Gonn.) Times. HANDY HUSBAND Knew How to Get Part of the Break feet. 1 know one dish I can prepare for breakfast as well as any cook on earth,' said my husband one morning when the cook was ill and he had vol unteered to help get breakfast. He appeared with his dish and I discov ered it was Grape-Nuts which, of course, was easy to prepare for it was perfectly cooked at the factory, but it was a good illustration of the conven ience jif having Grape-Nuts about. "We took up Grape-Nuts immedi ately after returning from a five years' sojourn in a hot country. Our stom achs were in bad condition and we <4 were In poor health generally. In a day or two we Uked Grape Nuts better than any other kind of food on the table. We both gained steadily in health and strength, and this was caused by Grape-Nuts and Postum. "A friend of curs had a similar ex perience. She waa seriously ill with indigestion and could find nothing to eat that would not give her heartburn and palpitation, especially at night "She found that a small dish of Grape-Nuts with cream made her a satisfactory supper and gave her a comfortable night's rest In a short time she gained several pounds In weight." "There's a Reason." Name given by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich. Brer reed the ebeve letter» A new on* appear* from time to time. They are pen ala«, tree, aad fall ef liiau ,. later«*!.